More than 30 percent of homes in U.S. now have access to Nest thermostat rebates and rewards
April 29, 2016
Nest Labs Inc. has announced continued growth in its energy business with the addition of more than 50 energy providers now offering Nest Learning Thermostat rebates and rewards for residential customers.
Users of the LUX/GEO can participate in demand response
January 25, 2016
Coming off the launch of its new Wi-Fi thermostat, the LUX/GEO, LUX Products Corp. has announced a collaboration with New York-based EnergyHub, a leading connected device solution for electric utilities, to power the application technology behind LUX Products’ new LUX/GEO smart thermostat.
Aimed at restaurant and retail facilities, the solution can reduce energy spending by up to 35%
August 4, 2015
EnTouch Controls, a provider of energy management as a service (EMaaS), has introduced its Advanced Peak Energy Management service, which builds on its EnTouch360°™ platform, to enable restaurant and retail facilities to reduce monthly energy spending by curtailing the amount of energy used during peak demand hours.
Using Smart Thermostats Helps to Decrease Energy Bills and Demand Placed on the Electric Grid
May 20, 2015
Commonwealth Edison Co. (ComEd) announced it is partnering with Nest® Labs and Xfinity to offer incentives of up to $40 to the first 10,000 ComEd customers who enroll in Nest’s Rush Hour Rewards™ or Xfinity Home’s Summer Energy Management program.
Bill Creates a Framework to Support Greater Implementation
May 20, 2015
Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, has introduced The Free Market Energy Act of 2015, legislation designed to help promote distributed energy resources in the United States.
Organization Focuses on Development and Exchange of Information among Policymakers, Utilities, Technology Companies
May 6, 2015
Three more companies have joined the Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS). They come aboard as ADS gears up for its 12th annual National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid. The new members are EcoFactor, Tendril, and Cadmus.
Provides Equipment Manufacturers with a Better Understanding of DR Program Usage
February 27, 2015
The OpenADR Alliance has announced the first draft of its OpenADR 2.0 Program Guide to facilitate more demand response (DR) programs and advance product development. The guide defines typical automated demand response (ADR) programs and explains how they are implemented.
Organization Supports Appeal of DC Circuit Court Decision to the Supreme Court
February 25, 2015
Support for the appeal of a DC Circuit Court of Appeals decision that vacated Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Order 745 (Electric Power Supply Ass’n v. FERC, D.C. Circuit No. 11-1486) has been filed by a number of parties, including several Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA) members.
EcoFactor Inc., a supplier of cloud-based home energy management services, announced that NV Energy’s mPowered Home Energy Management Program received Powergrid International’s 2015 Demand Response/Energy Efficiency Project of the Year award.